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Annual Conference

The 76th Arkansas Historical Association Annual Conference 2017 

April  20-22, 2017
Pocahontas, Arkansas

Program (print pdf) 



Pocahontas Merchants Day-lowres

Merchants Day on the Pocahontas square, circa 1900. Courtesy Pat Carroll


Great War, Great Changes

General Information
The seventy-sixth Arkansas Historical Association annual conference
will be held in Pocahontas, April 20–22, and is hosted by Five Rivers
Historic Preservation, Inc. To mark the centennial of the United States’
entry into World War I, conference sessions will focus on World War
I and the changes it brought to Arkansas but also on great changes
throughout the entirety of Arkansas’s history.

The conference will be headquartered on the downtown square. Our
registration desk and vendor tables will be stationed at the Historic
Randolph County Courthouse, where Friday and Saturday luncheons,
the Friday break, and the Friday night awards banquet will take place.